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.c. and virginia, the wind knocked down trees and utility polls. torrential rains and 60 mile an hour winds ripped through d.c., maryland and virginia. trees and power lines were toppled as this storm blew through the region. 50,000 people are without power in d.c. 70,000 are in the dark in virginia, in maryland, 20,000 have no electricity. we have team coverage tonight. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has more on the aftermath. crews are on the scene right now. do they know when power will be back? >> reporter: well, we just talked to pepco moments ago, they're saying they hope to have 90% of customers back in service by monday. that's the latest again from road as you mentioned. the lights you see here some are vehicles, the road is closed. off in the distance you can see crews are here, they've been here for about the last half hour, they'll be working throughout the night to try to get the lights back on. people try to salvage what they can after a severe storm ripped through the jazz festival near the key bridge. emergency officials say one worker was hurt when the stage collapsed. thes
has more on that story. >> reporter: everyone knows virginia is a toss up state. maryland says it can help. as a workman hosted the maryland state flag in charlotte, delegates were not just thinking about their state. most agree it's solidly democratic. but neighboring virginia right now is a toss up. and maryland democrats intend to help. the state attorney general says like 2008, maryland will deploy volunteers all over the commonwealth. >> the lower part of maryland we're going into virginia and doing knocking on doors in virginia, particularly northern virginia as well as doing phone banking deeper into virginia. >> reporter: the national democratic party agrees that maryland could be crucial in keeping virginia blue. >> i know that you are proud to be a very blue state. and you should be. but we know that we're going to need your help making sure that virginia stays blue. >> reporter: he said that the campaigning will not detract from ballot issues, immigration, same-sex marriage and casino gambling all on the maryland ballot in november. maryland has a lot to do besides helping
churches came out to support the mosque. a mosque in virginia was vandalized in what's being called a hate crime. the council on islamic relations says the community needs to be vigilant and offered a $1,000 reward for information in the falls church cases. >> this community, christian, muslim, buddhist. we are one, and we will not tolerate any crime against any of our communities. >> reporter: as a result of the vandalism, fairfax county police say they're stepping up patrols in the area, and they're taking additional security measures though they won't say what those measures are. darcie spencer, news 4. >>> people in prince georges county, got a lesson in self-defense today after the murder of a teen last month. the full circle martial arts academy gave the demonstration in springdale. 17-year-old amber stanley was an honor role student at the school. she was shot to death in her kettering home on august 23rd. people who attended today were asked to donate to the amber stanley fund to help the family with expenses. police are still searching for suspects in stanley's murder. >>> a softb
question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. mitt romney's position onpprove women's's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. >>> this is news 4 at 11:00. >> tonight at 11:00, football firestorm. returning to the field for the first time since some players were kicked off the team for hiring prostitutes. >>> new details in a bus crash. the driver said the brakes failed forcing him to slam into a home. a new report says that's not what happened. >>> storm watch as a dangerous line of storms moves in our direction. >>> controversy on the gridiron. dematha back on the football field. five players were absent. >> th
tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> park officials say they're out raged by this close call at yellowstone. you can see this group of tourists approaching this bison last month. when they got too close, you see what happens. it starts to charge the boy. the young boy narrowly misses being trampled. the park says the group is incredibly lucky. they also call the photographer irresponsible for encouraging the others to touch the bison. >> despite several weeknight games and a potential playoff run, there's still no deal between metro and the nationals about games that end after the metro system closes. major league baseball officials may be to blame. he says
. detectives may believe there may be more victims, including some under the age of 18. >> in virginia tonight, charges against two women accused of running an illegal day care in woodbridge. they're accused of keeping seven babies strapped in their car seat. some of them left in a closet in the bathroom. a neighbor who works in child development at quantico is horrified. >> to hear something like that is very shocking. >> investigators say most of the children were not adequately supervised. >> luxury labels like chanel for sale in the back room of a hair salon. officers say she had $20,000 worth of stolen goods set out like a boutique. they believe she placed orders with professional thieves to steal exactly what she wanted. officers claim she sold the goods at full price. >> for the second time in the past week, a rabid beaver has cast fear. this latest incident happened saturday in springfield. 15 children were walking near a pond when suddenly a beaver came out of the water and lunged at a 4-year-old girl. nobody was bitten. >> the beaver was just kind of walking around. it didn't seem to
>> hello. i'm bruce johnson, everybody. thanks for joining us. a virginia man is in critical condition tonight after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in clara done. the 27-year-old was struck in a popular bar and restaurant area. that's where ken molestina is standing by live tonight. ken? >> reporter: that victim was taken to george washington university hospital where he still remains in critical condition tonight. i've been talking to folks out here. they say this crash illustrates just how dangerous this strip out here can be. this picture taken shows the damage to the front windshield of the car that slammed into the pedestrian. police say the driver of the car, 22-year-old tyler willis was drunk and speeding when he hit the 27-year-old man who was not on a crosswalk. willlies was arrested by -- willis was arrested by police on the scene. >> i've seen a lot of drunk people that kind of meander into the middle of the road and not really look both ways. >> it's always pretty congested and people, you know, just trying to get where they need to go and get a little aggr
. >> reporter: someone died from the virus last week. it's also problematic in virginia and maryland. >> what we don't want is the west nile virus coming to the district by way of this. >> reporter: tonight, council member evans called the department of health and the forestry division to investigate tomorrow morning. >> and figure out, is there a better way to do this so we don't have this reoccurring. >> experts say dump out standing water like what's here to help with mosquitoemosquitoes. they recommend long sleeves and mosquito repellent and avoid going out at dusk and dawn. >> except for the mosquitos, it's a beautiful night outside right now. our weather wiis perfect. but storms are on the horizon. chief meteorologist doug cameron is tracking the change. >>> of course we've had five great days of weather will. we're going to get a couple more. but then we have a big change in the forecast coming up over the next couple of days. right now 70 degrees out there, winds oust the stoouth at 6 mil an hour, an absolute gorgeous day followed by a great night. look at the numbers, down to 57 toward
. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> announcer: welcome to "the wendy's post-game report." here now, bob costas. >> well, there you see the final. the story was peyton manning coming in. the story is peyton manning as we go out. he was 19 of 26 for 253 and a pair of touchdowns, departmeid throw an interception. he is our player of the game, and he is down on the field with michele tafoya. michele? >> peyton, leading up to this game, you said so many people asked you, are you ready? are you settled? and you told them, i don't know. how does the answer to that question change now? >> well, there's always a lot of unknown goin
, rappahanack county. and let me show you who is under the gun. northern virginia. leesburg leesburg, extending to fairfax, and woodbridge. also moving over the metro d.c. area and the beltway. heaviest rain there a. lolong eisenhower. and heavier rain. north of leesburg, route 15 and 287. d.c., get ready for round two. another round of heavier rain, unfortunately is moving in your direction. and off to the west, we still have tropical showers coming down out towards warrenton, fred rick, and winchester. coming up i will pinpoint details of your labor day forecast. i will tell you how much more rain we are expecting and how many more days this event is expected to last. hint, it is not ending any time soon. jen. back to you. >> i hear you, kim. all right. president obama will travel to louisiana tomorrow. to get a firsthand look at damage caused by hurricane isaac. more than 200,000 people across the state are still without power in the aftermath of that storm. several communities are still under several feet of waltter. army corps of engineers is looking if the upgrade after katrina caused flo
on the road against west virginia. a team is averaging 55 points a game. the terrapins went into morgantown as 26 point underdogs. they struggled pretty much most of the season when the mountaineers have been impressive. the baltimore native was a problem for the terps d all day long. 44 yards, hear from gino smith off to the races. 14-0. terps quarterback is the freshman. he had a good day. he found stefan digs who does the rest. talk about yards after the catch. digs just three receptions today, but racked up 113 yards. terps down 7. next position, hill fires a dart to marcus leak to complete a nine play, 64-yard drive. that ties the ball game at 14. terps hung in there, but to austin again. third touchdown of the day. in all, 13 catches for 179 yards. west virginia wins this one by 10. 31-21. >> there are no moral victories, you know. we don't play the game and put the effort and time we get into to walk away feeling good. >> it was very frustrating. we're doing what we need to do and one or two plays slipping by and executing on it. >> you know, it was a little bit on the line. my co
at wh lies ahead. >> i think we can do it pretty quickly. virginia, one of the toss-up states that would decide this election for president. virginia got the great seats right down below us. they were bells at the ball, to use a southern phrase. maryland, it's so blue that no one thinks about its going to the republicans. the attorney general of maryland said they're going to send marylanders out to virginia, to delaware, to pennsylvania and other places to help the democratic ticket in the entire region. not just in maryland. maryland is full of all of the ballot initiatives, immigration, same-sex marriage and there's a third one, casinos, the big deal on casinos. they had a great time here. the district of columbia. 93% of the vote in 2008. if you went that way, if they were one more seat back, they would have been in the parking lot. they didn't have anything to do. they weren't involved in the speaking. they came here -- they wreren't in the platform. they had the worst voting. >> and they have three electoral votes. >> they have three electoral votes. some of the delegates were sayi
it was virginia, and that's one ever the states that will decide who wins in november. speaking of veterans at an american legion post in springfield, they attacked proposed cuts to the defense budgets. >> and the idea of committing our military commitment by a trillion dollars is unthinkable. >> and according to a recent cbs news poll, president obama holds a 4-point advantage over romney. the president meantime spent his morning campaigning in virginia beach and he used romney's tax return to make his pitch to the middle class voters. >> my opponent thinks it's fair that somebody that makes $20 million a year, like him, pays a lower rate than a cop or a teacher who makes 50,000. [ cheers and applause ] >> don't move. vote. [ cheers and applause ] >> president obama won virginia back in '08, but that state had gone for republican candidates since the previous presidential election. >>> and, of course, there are six more days of campaigning left before president obama and mitt romney have their first presidential debate. that is next wednesday in colorado. anita. >>> a renoir bought at a fl
of the panhandle of west virginia were hit hard earlier this morning with heavy rainshowers there. here goes our cluster of thunderstorms firing up. and then rolling southeast bound hardest hit, andrews air force base. and brandywine along route 301 in maryland. now these thunderstorms with quite a bit of lightning still, around calvert county. you folks stay put, stay inside, stay safe. these are rolling south and eastbound over the bay bridge. cambridge down toward salisbury, getting in on this action in the next little bit. we have a break in the action around town. we're not done with rain chances just yet. more rain in ohio. this out here, this big counter clockwise swirl was isaac at one time. all that tropical moisture has nowhere to go but eastbound. and that means us, everybody. we'll have this moisture to deal with tomorrow, and that big moisture out in the midwest coming our way for labor day and tuesday. headed out to the national's game tomorrow, the cardinals and nationals, first pitch is at 1:35. rain delay possible to probable at the game tomorrow. pack your rain slicker if you'r
to louisiana to visit the areas hit by tropical storm isaac and paul ryan went to virginia and spoke today less than a week after being introduced as romney's running mate in norfolk. >>> president obama made a stop at a texas military base today. he spoke to troops at fort bliss and held a round table discussion with fill tear families. and the city of charlotte, north carolina is getting ready for the democratic national convention. the organizers are releasing a time lapse showing how the arena was turned into a convention hall. school children were allowed in to get a look at the hall before the proceedings begin. we will be in charlotte. we'll have a report beginning sunday night on news4 at 11:00. >>> the government is ordering virginia tech to pay a $25,000 fine related to the 2007 massacre. a judge dismissed a larger fine issued by the department of education. officials claim that the school violated federal law by waiting for two hours before informing the campus of a deadly shooting at a dorm. by that time the gunman was in a building where he killed 30 people. the u.s. education secr
for about another week. derek? >> thank you, matt. >>> west nile virus claimed a second life in virginia. we know the victim lived in fairfax county, but health officials are not releasing any further details. >>> the saying an apple a day keeps a doctor away, it's not true for a group of students at ballou senior high school in southeast. three of these students had to go to the hospital after they ate apples brought in by their teachers. the hazmat unit found nothing suspicious but the remaining apples were taken away for more testing. >>> a middle high school student hit by a squad car friday night is in fair condition. 15-year-old richards was hit he she stepped into the road between two police cars. they were responding to a fight that had broken out after the football game. the officer's been placed on administrative leave. >>> some western leaders would like to put iranian president on administrative leave. he's in new york for the u.n. general assembly, repeating denials about his country's nuclear program and saying today, israel will, quote, be eliminated. he makes a major address
by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- katie couric.
and hanging onto 68 degrees in leesburg, virginia. that front? oh, you've got to look hard. just light showers and sprinkles just east of frostburg, maryland right now. you've got some bigger rains down to the south around arkansas in texas. that's all part of the next weather system that's going to be arriving here again early next week. for tomorrow, some sunshine. nice conditions as high pressure moves in. that high pressure hangs on for most of sunday. i think by late sunday, we turn over to a partly cloudy sky and by first thing monday, i think we're going to be very cloudy. we're starting to see some showers showing up. right now, i think our heaviest rain will come monday night, tuesday morning. and i think our heaviest rain will be setting up in areas from washington county maryland down through sts like loudoun unty. 1-3 inches of rain possible. not severe weather, but still winds up to 30 miles per hour. for tomorrow morning, take advantage of it. start planning. gorgeous, 54-63 degrees. beautiful with sunshine. just nice and mild again. 75-80 degrees for your saturday. and in terms
to virginia we go. yorktown came in averaging 50 points a game. could the hawks stop them? not with snaps like that. you have to be a hawk to catch that snap. way up over the quarterback's head. check out yorktown coming right at you. 3d style. patriots prevail. great camera work by chief williams. patriots prevail 17-10. good stuff out there tonight. over to arlington. freedom at wakefield. gang green in the house. nothing like a near pick to make the highlights. not a will the of highlights for the warriors tonight. freedom did have a lot of highlights. let freedom ring. freedom 55-6 over wakefield. all right, if you missed any of tonight's action, you can always log on to u.s.a. today and see all of the great action again. you can check out our great feature series on our press athlete. great high school football tonight. that's going to do it for this week. taking you out of here, it is the frederick marching band. take it easy, everybody.
in virginia where a brand new poll of likely voters shows president obama leads romney by four points. he's also up six points in wisconsin and one point in colorado. the president and romney will meet in colorado will meet in two weeks. debate number one. >>> nearly six million americans will face a tax penalty for not carrying medical coverage once the health care law goes into effect. that is 2 million people than previously estimated. most of them are expected to be middle class americans and the average penalty will be $1,200 a year. >>> okay. a real nail biter tonight at national's park. >> we heard all kinds of screams in the newsroom. >> oh, yes. >> the nats tried to make a come back and the fans at the stadium were out on the edge of their seats because late in the game we thought the nats were going to win a playoff spot. it's been since 1933 since they pulled that off. but sadly they koent pull it off tonight -- couldn't pull it off tonight. ken molestina is out at the park and what a game. >> reporter: yes, what a game. let's continue with the little history list son you're ta
making its way through the system right now. it is producing a few showers in through northern virginia, southern maryland. most of these on the light to moderate side. if you are traveling 66 or down 95 you will probably run into a few of the showers. as we move to the west around i-81 seeing shower activity. picking up a moderate shower here. that one will make its way over towards springfield. another one about to cross over towards charles county. the big system to the north and west. this is the remnants of isaac combined with a frontal boundary that will help move the remnants over the region tomorrow. with the moisture over the south i think we stand a chance of showers and thunderstorms into the day tomorrow. more numerous during the day tomorrow. the showers here. here goes the remnants of isaac. the cold front swinging through the area. that's when we will see the showers tomorrow afternoon. the cold front moves to the south taking most of the rain with it. i think thursday will be dry for most of us. warmer temperatures moving in. temperatures could get back into the 90s. i d
the university of virginia the number one party school in the nation. turns out students are doing a lot more than studying. this was ranked on night life, love of sports, sex, so how is the school handling the new title? school officials say they prefer uva be known for its academic achievements, which is exactly what you would expect them to say. >> i'm sure we would all prefer a lot of things. >> right. >> in the old days, uvm, vermont, and university of arizona. >> let me tell you, a lot of my friends went to uva and it was known even way back then as a party school. this is not new. >> this is not new. >> for the wahoo nation. >>> we've got a cold front on the map and a chance for thunderstorms tomorrow. look at this. looks like snow, but it's not. it's foam in aberdeen, scotland, off the north sea. they had 70 miles per hour winds and it whipped up air and whipped up water and it also whipped up organic matter. i don't know what that is, but the organic matter and the air in the water created this. it was a foot thick in some spots. the storm itself downed trees and had 70 miles per hou
smith was involved in a motorcycle accident in northeast virginia. he was killed. smith, who is a university of maryland grad left the team hotel to be with family, then later decided to play in tonight's game. smith was very close to his 19- year-old brother cep, and we know how close that family was. there were seven children in that family. we know the torrey smith family very well. hard hitting football tonight. talk about ed reed bringing the wood, what do you think of this hit right here? smashing, bringing the wood. i think julian is seeing stars there. >> won't do that again. >> no flag on that play. new england would get a field goal, but new england dominating the action early. that's brandon foley, another no-name running back. that made it 10-0. back to torrey smith. debt with the legs, he can do it with the deep ball. here he makes an unselfish play. he goes up and breaks it up. mccourty looking like he's going to get the picks. second quarter, this is more traditional torrey smith. the great toe tap, making the catch in the corner. the refs called a flag on the
's technically stationary but it will keep drifting off to the south. so it's going to get through virginia and back through north carolina and then back into the deep south. so we're in pretty good shape tomorrow. there will be a second disturbance that will give us a chance for showers. but primarily sunday afternoon. the bulk of sunday is going to be fine as well. you can see all of the rain we had earlier. most of it to the south. some of it was heavy in southern maryland. we can see a little bit of sprinkle activity you got up to the north. but for the most part, all of the high school football games were dry. north of town they were a little wet. south of town. we still had light activity. notice all of the green and oranges are across the bay. we still have some light showers. down through waldorf and down through la plata, they will be ending in the next couple of hours. so weekend okay. not chamber of commerce. but certainly okay. saturday better than sunday. no doubt about that. a little more sunshine on saturday. cooler but average. we've been sort of spoiled with the 80s wednesd
news poll just out shows the want a 10-point lead right now over mitt romney in ohio. virginia, of course, another battleground state, right here tomorrow morning mitt romney will attend a veterans rally in springfield. derek. >>> anita, there was a vigil held tonight for that herndon family found dead thrin eel home, and people who knew the peter sons gathered at the floris urn night methodist church. counselors were at westkneeled high today where 16-year-old matthew was a student. his 13-year-old brother christopher was an 8th grader at rachel carson middle school. >>> two weeks after a teen was murdered while working to school his killer is still out there. tonight police met with concerned community members at that time central high school. that is where 18-year-old markel ross was student. ross was shot the morning of september 11th. people are urging anyone with information, please call them. >>> also tonight, police and community leaders led a neighborhood walk in kettering, maryland. they were handing out flyers about yet another unsolved murder. this was 17-year-old h
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